Some artists avoid juried art shows and competitions because they believe the art community should be cooperative and supportive. Others avoid it out of fear of rejection or loss. However, there is another way to relate to these. These events … Continue reading
Was in Denver for a meeting earlier this week. Took a long walk down Sixth Street. Lots of great architecture. Decided to spend a few minutes sketching this building that caught my eye. Sketch isn’t all that great, but doing it gave me the opportunity to relax and really take it in.
Sketching and painting are ways to become more present to a place. It focuses your attention. However, even then, you’re present from a visual standpoint. Are you really present? You may be more present than if you were talking on … Continue reading
There is a growing realization that it is important for our health to take a break, step away from the computer and get the body moving. Now that spring has arrived, the roses in Capitol Park are in full bloom. … Continue reading
Some of us, after we have mastered a creative area, and it comes easy to us (or at least easier for us than most other people), may develop a tendency to discount the value of the product of our creativity. … Continue reading